A quick tour of the interface of Writer for first time users.
Apply basic formatting by adding a few punctuation characters.
An overview of our features on different platforms.
A wide range of options to fit the various use cases, professional and personal needs.
Knowing keyboard shortcuts will greatly improve your performance with our app.
Supported languages for the localization, spell-check, Syntax Highlight and Style Check, per platform.
Writer vs Word
What are the advantages of a focused writing app like iA Writer compared to Microsoft's WYSIWYG classic?
Six rules for better writing, a rundown on how to use parts of speech, lectures on style, and the elements of style.
Organize Your Files
Folders, favourites, hashtags and more, discover all the ways to organize your documents in Writer.
Navigate Your Files
Create, search and navigate through your documents in the Library.
Connect, browse, and rediscover your writing.
Having access to your documents on multiple devices makes life easier.
Include images, comma separated tables, text files and code as blocks of content in your documents.
Writer for Windows comes with two powerful features for working with long or complex documents.
Shut down distractions. Focus on the sentence or paragraph you’re currently working on.
Highlight the text you craft yourself and keep track of your sources, artificial or natural.
A personal editor-in-chief on your device, carefully reviewing your text for redundancies, clichés, and filler words.
A more structured view of your document will help you improve your writing style.
From word count to estimated reading time, document stats help you stay on top of things.
From Library navigation to enabling core features, the Titlebar is your go-to.
Formatting options at your fingertips make writing on mobile a breeze.
A simple key-value format for storing additional information about a document, only visible in the Editor.
Auto text completion and transformation: focus on your writing, without getting bogged down by minor details.
Modify the Preview
To see your formatted text and to change its look, open Preview.
Export Share Print
Learn how to export, share and print your documents
Preview, create PDFs, and print documents with iA Writer's templates.
Create iA Writer templates in your own style.
How to to draft blog posts before uploading them to your website.
Here are some things you can do if iA Writer acts in unexpected ways.
Below are answers to common questions. Everyone is special, but most questions that we get overlap.
iA Writer is file storage provider agnostic but we recommend iCloud for the best experience across most devices:
Backups and Recovery
Lost progress in a document? Regret deleting that paragraph? No problem!
Whenever possible, troubleshooting steps are listed here for iA Writer Classic on macOS & iOS and Writer 1.5.2 for Android.
Scroll through the history of our apps, version by version, platform by platform, update by update.
Which information do we see, and what do we leave untouched?
We want our products to be enjoyed by the widest possible audience.
Open iA Writer from other applications on both macOS and iOS, and perform specific actions on opening.